How Often Do You Meet a Pharmacist?

Pharmacists (Per 10,000 People) (persons), 2014 or latest
Pharmaceutical | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 26 countries in 2014, Japan ranked the highest in pharmacists per 10,000 people with 16.2 persons followed by Finland and Belgium. On the other end of the scale was Netherlands with 2.08 persons, Denmark with 4.96 persons and Switzerland with 5.44 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Pharmacists (Per 10,000 People) indicator page.

Pharmacists (Per 10,000 People) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia persons 8.82 10.6 8.59 6.70 7.44 ...
Belgium persons 11.7 11.5 11.5 11.7 11.8 ...
Canada persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.10
Finland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 11.0 10.9 11.1 11.1 12.7 ... ...
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10.8 10.9
Hungary persons 5.75 5.71 5.81 5.75 5.71 ...
Iceland persons 11.5 11.3 11.5 11.8 11.0
Israel persons ... ... 6.52 6.92 7.73 7.70 7.83 ...
Japan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14.6 ... 15.5 ... 16.2 ... ...
Luxembourg persons 7.06 7.21 7.36 7.25 7.27 ... ...
Poland persons 6.17 6.35 6.60 6.89 7.04 ...
Portugal persons ... ... ... ... ... 6.56 7.06 7.25 7.49 7.32 ...
Spain persons ... ... 10.1 9.51 9.31 9.42 10.6 ...
Sweden persons 7.73 7.52 7.60 7.70 7.70 ... ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.34 6.42 6.55 7.70 7.94